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Small Skin Bumps (Overview)

Skin is the outermost tissue on the body. A bump is an area of skin that is raised. A small skin bump is a small raised area on the skin


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What causes small skin bumps on my knees?

What causes small skin bumps on my knees?

Burisitis: The knee area have a lot of bursa sac in it, the first thing I will think about is bursitis. ...Read more

Small Skin Bumps (Overview)

Skin is the outermost tissue on the body. A bump is an area of skin that is raised. A small skin bump is a small raised area on the skin


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I have small skin bumps on my ding ding?

I have small skin bumps on my ding ding?

Likely an infection: Could be hpv virus or molluscum contagiosum both are sexually transmitted. Would really need to see the lesions. Around the corona, it is normal to have 1 mm sized skin colored papules called pearly penile papules for which nothing needs to be done as these are not infectious. ...Read more

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Treating Dry Skin (Checklist)

Use moisturizers regularly
Once
Use mild soap when washing your skin
Once
Limit overexposure to detergents or soaps
Once
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How do you treat small skin bumps on triceps area of your arms?

Keratosis Pilaris: Keratosis pilaris (kp) is a very common skin disorder seen in many people of all ages. It is a benign condition that presents as numerous small, rough, red, or tan bumps primarily around hair follicles on the upper arms, legs, buttocks, and sometimes cheeks. Kp creates a "goose bumps. You can use the new otc cerave sal twice a day to exfoliate these skin lesions. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Use hydrocortisone
2x day
Do not use diphenhydramine topical cream
once
Avoid the offending agent (s)
once
Find out if you are allergic to nickel, as nickel is often the cause of skin allergies
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I have small skin bumps on my ding ding?

Likely an infection: Could be hpv virus or molluscum contagiosum both are sexually transmitted. Would really need to see the lesions. Around the corona, it is normal to have 1 mm sized skin colored papules called pearly penile papules for which nothing needs to be done as these are not infectious. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Small skin bumps?

What is the definition or description of: Small skin bumps?

Small skin bumps: Skin is the outermost tissue on the body. A bump is an area of skin that is raised. A small skin bump is a small raised area on the skin ...Read more

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Treating Skin Tags (Checklist)

Do not treat them yourself
Once
Avoid picking at them
Once
Have them removed by a doctor if needed
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What causes small skin bumps on my knees?

Burisitis: The knee area have a lot of bursa sac in it, the first thing I will think about is bursitis. ...Read more

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You I have small skin bumps around my eyes. It started few weeks ago.?

You I have small skin bumps around my eyes. It started few weeks ago.?

MILARIA: It sounds like MILARIA inflammation of the ducts in the skin. Follow up with your doctor and a Derm consult ...Read more

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Living with Skin Cancer (Checklist)

Avoid sun exposure between 10 am and 2 pm
daily
Apply sunscreen
2x day
Wear a hat outdoors on sunny days
daily
See a dermatologist for checkups
2x year
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I have small skin bumps across the shaft of my penis? Is it a sanitary problem or something worse?

I have small skin bumps across the shaft of my penis? Is it a sanitary problem or something worse?

Maybe nothing: Sometimes people develop slightly yellow very small bumps across penis called Ectopic (out of place) Sebaceous Glands. ...Read more

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How do you treat small skin bumps on triceps area of your arms?

Keratosis Pilaris: Keratosis pilaris (kp) is a very common skin disorder seen in many people of all ages. It is a benign condition that presents as numerous small, rough, red, or tan bumps primarily around hair follicles on the upper arms, legs, buttocks, and sometimes cheeks. Kp creates a "goose bumps. You can use the new otc cerave sal twice a day to exfoliate these skin lesions. ...Read more

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Small skin bumps on labia is normal? They don't hurt or itch but I'm afraid it's something bad. I'm so afraid to visit the doctor.

Small skin bumps on labia is normal? They don't hurt or itch but I'm afraid it's something bad. I'm so afraid to visit the doctor.

No/ might be minor: This could be the wart producing HPV, but these will show it by gradually getting bigger. It could be a localized skin reaction to scented toilet tissue, condoms, soaps, but this usually itches. In the end this is unlikely something that will make you infertile or ruin your health, but at some point you will need to discuss it with a healthcare provider. My nurse often fielded these calls. ...Read more

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I have found one small skin bump in the hair are of my cheek of bum. What is it?

I have found one small skin bump in the hair are of my cheek of bum. What is it?

Most likely: A folliculitis or early furncle I would apply warm compresses and keep area clean monitor it for redness or swelling and if need be get to a doctor for an eval ...Read more

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Treating a Skin Abscess (Checklist)

Clean the abscess thoroughly
Once
If the abscess is draining on its own, cover it and regularly change the dressing
Once
See your doctor if the abscess is not draining or has redness around it
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I have a small skin bump between my chin and earlobe. No itch, normal skin color, but there for 3-4 months at least. What could it be?

I have a small skin bump between my chin and earlobe. No itch, normal skin color, but there for 3-4 months at least. What could it be?

Many possibilities: There are many benign skin conditions that can cause a normal skin color bump on your face. There are also some serious conditions. An exam by a doctor, perhaps with a biopsy, will help. ...Read more

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Baby boy has penile adhesion. Per doc, been pulling back and Vaseline. Now notice small skin bump/tag next to urethra. Normal anatomy? Or concern?

Due to traction: Skin bump next to the urethra could be normal. However I do recommend that you snap a picture of it and show it to either your physician or contact one of us and we can digitally review the image.
Likely from the traction you are applying, which is good. ...Read more

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Can you get molluscum from being in contact with someone who doesn't have it? Not had vag anal oral sex found small numb skin bumps on inner thigh

Can you get molluscum from being in contact with someone who doesn't have it? Not had vag anal oral sex found small numb skin bumps on inner thigh

Molluscum: One does not have to be sexual to get warts or molluscum. This is transmitted from skin to skin and can migrate or transmit from your fingers or thumbs. ...Read more

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Hi, my daughter (who is 11) has small skin-coloured bumps on her areola, is it normal that there are bumps on her areola?

Hi, my daughter (who is 11) has small skin-coloured bumps on her areola, is it normal that there are bumps on her areola?

Areaola Glands: Glands of Montgomery are present on the areola, and become more prominent during puberty. These are perfectly normal structures, and should not be of health concern. ...Read more

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I have a small skin colored bump near my anus, but have had it for months now. I also do not have anything like it anywhere else in that region?

I have a small skin colored bump near my anus, but have had it for months now. I also do not have anything like it anywhere else in that region?

Perianal skin tag: From your description, it appears that it could be a peri-anal skin tag, usually associated with chronic anal fissures. This is also known as the "sentinel pile". ...Read more

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I have recently gotten a small skin colored bump near my wrist. It does not hurt or itch but it annoys me and I want it gone.?

Cyst: Might be a ganglion cyst. They tend to enlarge and give slight discomfort or be painless. Surgery is an option to remove it if symptomatic but requires a hand surgeon. See your primary care doctor to start with a good history and physical. ...Read more

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Today I noticed a small skin colored bump on my pubic area. It is not itchy or painful but I am very worried about it. There is only one?

Today I noticed a small skin colored bump on my pubic area. It is not itchy or painful but I am very worried about it. There is only one?

Let your parents: Know of this concern. There is not a way to identify this lesion via this interchange but an in-person evaluation is likely to help make an accurate diagnosis. Take care. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing swelling along my vermillion border on and off for the past month or so. Its accompanied by small skin coloured bumps. Ideas?

I have been experiencing swelling along my vermillion border on and off for the past month or so. Its accompanied by small skin coloured bumps. Ideas?

Not really: Does it burn or itch or peel?? It is hard to say without seeing. You really should have it looked at while it is happening. It might be a form of herpes simplex1 a cold sore or just dryness or?? ...Read more

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Skin Bumps (Definition)

Skin is the outermost layer of tissue covering the body. A bump is an area of ...Read more